Sunday, 17 May 2009



Watsonville, CA…….Cody Swanson of Norco, Calif. passed Brody Roa on the white-flag lap and went on to win Friday night’s 20-lap USAC California Dirt Ford Focus feature at Ocean Speedway. Roa, who led 17 laps of the race, finished second ahead of Sean Dodenhoff, Jake Swanson and Kevin Michnowicz. Nick Rossi led the opening lap of the race. Roa takes a nine-point lead over Jet Davison into Saturday night’s race at Kings Speedway in Hanford, Calif. Series point leader Nick Carlson was unable to compete at Watsonville due to an illness in his family.


USAC CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS DIRT SERIES RACE RESULTS: May 15, 2009 – Watsonville, California – Ocean Speedway


FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Jake Swanson (#88 Swanson), 2. Sean Dodenhoff (#17x Dodenhoff), 3. Brody Roa (#91 Roa), 4. Nick Rossi (#4 Rossi), 5. Connor Kassik (#26 Kassik), 6. Bobby Michnowicz (#21m Michnowicz). NT


SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Jet Davison (#59 Davison), 2. Cody Swanson (#71 Swanson), 3. Kevin Michnowicz (#21k Michnowicz), 4. Tyson Davis (#80 Holmes), 5. Henry Steele III (#92 Steele). NT


ALSO AT THE TRACK: Nick Carlson (#19 Carlson).


FEATURE: (20 laps) 1. Cody Swanson, 2. Brody Roa, 3. Sean Dodenhoff, 4. Jake Swanson, 5. Kevin Michnowicz, 6. Jet Davison, 7. Connor Kassik, 8. Nick Rossi, 9. Tyson Davis, 10. Bobby Michnowicz. NT



FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Lap 1 Rossi, Laps 2-18 Roa, Laps 19-20 C.Swanson.


NEW CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS DIRT SERIES POINTS: 1-Roa-165; 2-Davison-156; 3-Dodenhoff-152; 4-Rossi-151; 5-K.Michnowicz-144; 6-C.Swanson-131; 7-Carlson-131; 8-J.Swanson-125; 9-Kassik-115; 10-Alex Bowman-106.


NEXT CALIFORNIA FORD FOCUS RACE (Dirt): May 16 – Hanford, CA – Kings Speedway